Department of Energy


Engineer devising hybrid two-phase system to efficiently cool data centers

A Mizzou Engineering researcher is devising a system to cool data centers down more efficiently and effectively. Chanwoo Park is leading a project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) in collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Lab. It’s part of a $40 million endeavor called COOLERCHIPS, which stands for Cooling Operations Optimized for Leaps in Energy, Reliability and Carbon Hyperefficiency for Information and Processing Systems.


Algae-based manufacturing system uses CO2 to create eco-friendly plastic

Biodegradable plastics made from sustainable sources and CO2 are one step closer to reality thanks, in part, to a Mizzou Engineer’s expertise in bioprocesses and bioproducts.


Mizzou Engineer part of Dept. of Energy project to cut greenhouse gas emissions at wastewater treatment plants

A Mizzou Engineer is part of a multi-disciplinary team working to improve wastewater treatment processes to cut greenhouse gas emissions by half without increasing costs to plants.


Ph.D. student awarded U.S. Department of Energy research fellowship

A Mizzou Engineer has been selected to participate in a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) research fellowship program designed to support graduate students working on energy-related research.


Midwest IAC earns Department of Energy 2022 Center of the Year Award

The Midwest Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) at Mizzou Engineering was honored with the 2022 Center of the Year Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)


Engineers develop robot to automatically inspect heat exchangers

A Mizzou Engineering team is designing a robot that can automatically inspect heat exchangers, which are critical to generating electricity.

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Midwest Industrial Assessment Center receives Department of Energy grant to continue helping manufacturers become more efficient

As the director of Midwest Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), Sanjeev Khanna is equipped to help companies identify cost-saving measures. His center is one of 32 in the country selected to receive funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to continue that work.